Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together


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$16.00  $14.72
Atria Books
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5.4 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

ALLISON RASKIN & GABY DUNN are two best friends and New York Times bestselling authors who live in Los Angeles. They started the comedy YouTube channel Just Between Us in 2014, which has amassed a near 150 million views and have created individual podcasts, both of which have landed on the iTunes international top charts. Gaby's journalism has appeared in pretty much every major publication and Allison has written some really funny group texts with her family. Gaby and Allison have developed television projects with MTV, YouTube Red and FX. They both love their dogs very much.


"Dunn weaves together memoir, social commentary, and financial advice in a humorous self-help book for anyone white-knuckling it towards economic independence. She doesn't condemn bad fiscal decisions but rather offers manageable how-tos for getting yourself out of a bad situation and planning for the future."-- Booklist
"In a humorous and forthright manner, podcaster Dunn makes facing money issues seem not only palatable but possibly even fun. With wisdom earned through making almost every conceivable mistake, Dunn coherently explains such topics as credit history, the workings of banks and credit cards, and estate planning. Whether read as candid memoir or as utilitarian financial primer, Dunn's book delivers."-- Publishers Weekly
"Anyone overwhelmed by the murky, flawed system of finances in America will find an honest, helpful guide in Dunn." --BookPage
"[A] gloriously helpful book on modern-day financial literacy." -- Entertainment Weekly
"There can be multiple queer women in the financial space, and we can have a diversity of opinions on how to best handle money. I hope that we stop pushing all kinds of marginalized people out of this world that needs to be open to us. We deserve a spot at the table too, even if the money world is traditionally so white and cis and able-bodied and straight and male. It's our time now." --them
"Dunn's approach undeniably speaks to a generation caught between outdated boomer visions of success and the harsh realities of a world that increasingly makes basic financial survival a luxury only a few are entitled to . . . . This is our collective wheelhouse now, and that's what Dunn faces head on in Bad With Money."--VICE
"A frank, no nonsense book about money, Dunn adds the spice of humor to get through the skull of even those who think they are truly hopeless. Buckle up, you're about to adult hard and successfully."-- Refinery29
"Communicates personal finance in a way that's accessible, and doesn't chastise the reader for not starting a retirement fund in utero like some other financial guru might. Dunn seamlessly oscillates between the personal and pragmatic, sharing her stories of her own upbringing that influenced her outlook on finance well into adulthood, all while breaking down the flawed power structures that benefit some more than others, and teaching us the difference between a 401(k) and a Roth I.R.A.--in a way that doesn't make you want to scream into a pillow."--Vanity Fair
"Comically candid and . . . full of takeaway lessons for just about everyone." --The Simple Dollar